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  1. Ronchi di Cialla
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    [...] Dina, founded the winery and began planting the vineyards in 1970. One of my trip mates, Elaine, transcribed what Paolo told us of the beginnings of the things as we stood in the sun overlooking the hills of Cialla. Please have [...]

  2. Ronchi di Cialla #cof2012 @ubriaca « Colli Orientali del Friuli 2012

    [...] Dina, founded the winery and began planting the vineyards in 1970. One of my trip mates, Elaine, transcribed what Paolo told us of the beginnings of the things as we stood in the sun overlooking the hills of Cialla. Please have [...]

  3. Red Grape Varieties of Colli Orientali del Friuli: Regional Varietal Characteristics Cards | Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews

    [...] Paolo Rapuzzi explained to us, while Schioppettino really is only grown through the Friuli region, Refosco extends slightly into the surr… as well. Part of the large Refosco family, Refosco dal peduncolo originates in Friuli, showcasing [...]

  4. One More Consideration of Colli Orientali del Friuli: The Role of Environment, Calcium, and Finally Minerality in Good Tasting, Good Aging Wines of the Appellation; Or, Let’s Make This Title As Long As Possible, Shall We? | Hawk Wakawaka Wine Review

    [...] Giulia, and tasting the wines of Colli Orientali del Friuli, I became fascinated with the fact that the region itself seems to support more natural approaches to vineyard maintenance and wine production. In closing my series on the [...]

  5. One More Consideration of Colli Orientali del Friuli: The Role of Environment, Calcium, and Finally Minerality in Good Tasting, Good Aging Wines of the Appellation; Or, Let’s Make This Title As Long As Possible, Shall We? | Hawk Wakawaka Wine Review

    [...] Giulia, and tasting the wines of Colli Orientali del Friuli, I became fascinated with the fact that the region itself seems to support more natural approaches to vineyard maintenance and wine production. In closing my series on the [...]

  6. One More Consideration of Colli Orientali del Friuli: The Role of Environment, Calcium, and Finally Minerality in Good Tasting, Good Aging Wines of the Appellation; Or, Let’s Make This Title As Long As Possible, Shall We? | Hawk Wakawaka Wine Review

    [...] Giulia, and tasting the wines of Colli Orientali del Friuli, I became fascinated with the fact that the region itself seems to support more natural approaches to vineyard maintenance and wine production. In closing my series on the [...]

  7. Michael Deganutti
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    Cialla is where my grandfather was born in 1890…. He emigrated to the USA in 1913. Beautiful topography!

  8. One More Consideration of Colli Orientali del Friuli: The Role of Environment, Calcium, and Finally Minerality in Good Tasting, Good Aging Wines of the Appellation; Or, Let’s Make This Title As Long As Possible, Shall We? | Hawk Wakawaka Wine Review

    [...] Giulia, and tasting the wines of Colli Orientali del Friuli, I became fascinated with the fact that the region itself seems to support more natural approaches to vineyard maintenance and wine production. In closing my series on the [...]

  9. Giving Thanks for the Closing Year: Favorite Moments of 2012 | Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews

    [...] April 2012 included an 8 day tour of Colli Orientali del Friuli. The Rapuzzi family had our COF2012 group for lunch, sharing an incredible selection of their older wines. Thanks to them the world still has Schioppettino–Dina and Paolo Rapuzzi had a big hand in helping to preserve many of the varieties indigenous to Fri…. [...]

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